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In One Picture: Cindy Tanner’s “Cowboys & Zombies” (Contest)

In One Picture: Cindy Tanner’s “Cowboys & Zombies” (Contest)

Cowboys & Zombies by Cindy Tanner Nothing can keep me from my cup of coffee—not the threat of zombies or a double-shot of sexy cowboy…nothing venti-ed, nothing earned What inspired me to write about a cowboy during the zombie apocalypse? Earlier this year I finished my debut series which is contemporary romance. I have been world building and drafting paranormal stories for years. I have always been fan of that genre from books, graphic novels, and movies. I love getting to experience the…

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In One Picture: Sukie Chapin’s “Thoroughbreds and Thermodynamics” (Contest)

In One Picture: Sukie Chapin’s “Thoroughbreds and Thermodynamics” (Contest)

Thoroughbreds and Thermodynamics by Sukie Chapin A nerdy vet weathers a snowstorm to help a hot-as-hell rancher deliver a breach foal; save a horse, ride a cowboy, indeed! Snippet from “Thoroughbreds and Thermodynamics”… Boone walks me to the barn door, but when he swings it open, we both freeze. While we’ve been cocooned in the barn, the winter storm has turned into a blizzard. In Texas… “Well, fuck me,” Boone says, and I resist the urge to that’s what she said. “I hope…

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In One Picture: Ava Cuvay’s “Solar Flare” (Contest)

In One Picture: Ava Cuvay’s “Solar Flare” (Contest)

Solar Flare by Ava Cuvay  An interplanetary rancher recruits hired guns to help herd her livestock and falls into the arms of their sexy leader “…like a crehdisth worm to a solar flare.” I’ve used this phrase in my Sci-Fi Romance novels from my Heart Nebula Series, meant to give the impression of powerful attraction. When Delilah put the call out for Cowboys short stories for this year’s anthology, I knew it was my chance to bring that phrase to…

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More Thanks–and Open Contests!

More Thanks–and Open Contests!

All the authors are thankful and pleased with this anthology’s success! It’s all due to you! You may not realize it, but a lot of work goes into putting together these books, and we take seriously our duty to deliver fun, sexy stories every time! As well, the authors have been enjoying these “In One Picture” posts—finding just the right photo to represent their story, then plucking a teaser from their words to share. If you haven’t been following along,…

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In One Picture: Elle James’s “Free Rein” (Contest)

In One Picture: Elle James’s “Free Rein” (Contest)

Free Rein by Elle James  Former Delta, now rodeo security cowboy, rescues a barrel racer on a runaway horse, rekindling an old flame in the process “Free Rein” is a second chance romance short story. They met at the rodeo years ago. He promised to come back and marry her. An injury changed the course of his life. See what happens when he returns to Fool’s Gold Colorado. This is a short story set in my Brotherhood Protectors Colorado series. You might…

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In One Picture: Margay Leah Justice’s “Eight Seconds” (Contest)

In One Picture: Margay Leah Justice’s “Eight Seconds” (Contest)

Eight Seconds by Margay Leah Justice  At the rodeo, sometimes all it takes is eight seconds to fall in love Snippet from “Eight Seconds”… How long does it take to fall in love? An hour? A day? A month? A year? For me, it only took eight seconds. Eight mind-blowing, heart-stopping seconds and I was already a goner. How did it happen so fast, you might wonder? Something like this: One second… I saw him. Two seconds… he saw me. Three…

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In One Picture: Kelly Violet’s “Carry Me Home” (Contest)

In One Picture: Kelly Violet’s “Carry Me Home” (Contest)

Carry Me Home by Kelly Violet Down on her luck, a city girl travels back to Kansas and the boy she left behind   Although the first half of my life was spent in New York City, I’ve always had a fascination for wide-open spaces. And the quiet of nature. For me, I think it’s about a slower pace and a different way of life. Since going away to college, I’ve lived and visited several places, in the States and abroad. Those…

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In One Picture: January George’s “East of the Rift” (Contest)

In One Picture: January George’s “East of the Rift” (Contest)

East of the Rift by January George  A family tragedy reunites a lonely rancher with his estranged wife Hi Everyone! Thanks to Delilah for hosting me, I’m so excited to be a part of another one of her anthologies. I have been writing on and off for most of my life, but romance has always been my happy place. I love happy endings; I love the will they/won’t they push and pull and when you can’t stop turning the pages and hoping…

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In One Picture: Michal Scott’s “The Patience of Unanswered Prayer” (Contest)

In One Picture: Michal Scott’s “The Patience of Unanswered Prayer” (Contest)

The Patience of Unanswered Prayer by Michal Scott  Kidnapped and destined to be another victim of Reconstruction-era violence, a feisty shop owner is rescued by a trail boss whose dark secret might save them both Inspiration for story, little about me, where to find me: I imagined an African-American cowboy home from the trail with a wolf by his side, both of them sensing trouble has come to their spread. I imagined how that trouble could involve my heroine, and thus,…

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Thanks! And Open Contests!

Thanks! And Open Contests!

First, all the authors of Cowboys are so excited that the book is doing really well on Amazon this week! This book hovered in the 900’s yesterday on Amazon, which was thrilling. What’s exciting about today’s screenshot is where the book is sitting on those erotica lists. It means the book is being seen! Woot! So, congratulations to the authors, and thank you so much to everyone who picked up a copy this week! We’ll be back on Monday with…

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